Pseudopanthera macularia (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Geometridae)


Larva

Forewing Length: 13-15mm, Wingspan: 23-28mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
April - July June - August
(Earliest: 15.5)
August - May April - July
(Earliest: 5.5)

Biotopes:
Beech Forest Edge

Spruce Forest Edge

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Several Lamiaceae
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Mentha
Food:
(Adult)

Polygonum bistorta Nectar

Veronica chamaedrys Nectar

Aegopodium podagraria Nectar

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar

Myosotis nemorosa Nectar

Bellis perennis Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Pseudopanthera macularia
Pseudopanthera macularia
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Pseudopanthera macularia
Lepiforum: Pseudopanthera macularia


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